Compare And To Contrast The Grandmother In A Good Man Is Hard To Find And Connie In Where Are You Going Essays and Term Papers

  • A Good Man Is Hard to Find" and "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been

    "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" and "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" While reading, "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" and "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" the readers find themselves lost in worlds of suspense, horror and comic relief through tone and symbolism. Although, the stories contain...

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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Beeen

    Essay for “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" can best be compared with O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," in which gratuitous and even mindless violence bursts through and destroys the pious confidence of O'Connor's ordinary country people....

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  • Comparing

    stories, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates and “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor, there are similarities between two characters. Oates focuses on a teenage girl named Connie, and O’Connor’s character is a nameless older woman who goes by “the grandmother.” Connie...

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  • You met your doom

    Smith English 1302 10 October 2013 You Met Your Doom “Truth is completely spontaneous, lies have to be taught”. (Buckminster Fuller) In the short stories “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates, and “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” by Flannery O’Connor, gave a portrayal...

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  • Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

    Flannery O’Connor’s story “A Good Man is hard to Find” is about a family who goes on a vacation, get in an accident and is murdered while asking for help. Joyce Carol Oates story “Where are you going, where have you been?” is a story about a young girl who is lured in by a strange man who will be forced to...

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  • what it means to be good

    Mean to be Good? “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor is the story of a family vacation gone terribly wrong. The selfish grandmother faces a confrontation with her superficial idea of “goodness” when she is faced with true evil; indeed, the grandmother uses the term “good man”, or what...

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  • Compare and Contrast

    can’t be judge by its cover, just like a character. Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find” begins with an innocent family vacation ending in a tragic deaths after taking a detour. “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates features a typical teenage girl who begs for attention...

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  • Where Are You Going and a Good Man

    stories "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates and "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" by Flannery O'Connor both of the main characters are trapped by men who are going to eventually kill them. They both say how you can't talk your way out of danger, evil. When dangerous men trap you, your...

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  • Comp 1

    , "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" and "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" the readers find themselves lost in worlds of suspense, horror and comic relief through tone and symbolism. Although, the stories contain very different plots, they both have a sense of "good vs. evil." Betty cross the highway...

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  • Notes

    1st person, “I” or “we”, 3rd person, more objective, he, she, it, they #When reading make notes of what kind of narrator, who are the characters, where is the setting, what is the plot, what is the message that the Arthur is trying to perceive, what symbols are being used Homework : read page 123...

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  • Flancon

    "A Good Man Is Hard To Find" and "Good Country People" are two short stories written by Flannery O'Connor during her short lived writing career. Despite the literary achievements of O'Connor's works, she is often criticized for the grotesqueness of her characters and endings of her short stories and...

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  • Good Man Is Hard to Find

    Compare/Contrast Character Analysis Paper A Good Man is Hard to Find: The Misfit and The Grandmother "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor, depicts a contrast of good and evil however, it shows how the enactment of good and evil is not as evident as it appears. The Grandmother perceives...

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  • Flanery Oconner Good Country People

    In "A Good Man Is Hard To Find", O'Connor introduces the reader to a family representative of the old and new Southern culture. The grandmother represents the old South by the way in which she focuses on her appearnace, manners, and gentile ladylike behavior. O'Connor writes "her collars and cuffs...

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  • A Good Man is Hard to Find

    A Good Man is Hard To Find During the period of Modernism, authors and artists valued religion, morals, and also gothic. These values are reflected in Flannery O’Connor’s short story, “A Good Man is Hard To Find.” The main character, the grandmother, always gets what she wants and is worried about...

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  • Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates: “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” NOTES PRE-READING: • rebels/“bad boys” throughout the generations (music, movies) • secret desire/wish/fantasy with which you surprisingly came face-to-face. • Teenagers: behaviors, role models, sexuality, malls… POST-READING:...

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  • Masters of Disguise

    minds employ cunning tactics to make themselves appear normal and non-threatening. In the short stories “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates, both antagonists share similar and different traits. The Misfit in the first story...

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  • The Masks We Wear

    something that serves to conceal or disguise” (Webster-online).  Perhaps this is what Joyce Carol Oates was thinking about when she wrote “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Maybe Angela Carter was thinking about different masks that people put on when she wrote the short story “The Company of Wolves...

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  • 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit

    Wisdom Wisdom is an acquired quality. This gift of the Holy Spirt grows in and with you. Wisdom has little to do with looks. One may think a man who is old and bearded is wise because he appears like he has been through a lot in his life. People that have the gift of wisdom look past appearance and...

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  • Character Construction

    (ugliness, an intimidating glare) or less noticeable (sly actions or unscrupulousness). In the short stories "A Good Man is Hard to Find", by Flannery O'Connor, and "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been", by Joyce Carol Oates, however, the villains possess few clear ‘evil' traits. They remain masked to...

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  • vbvcb

    Kevin Tran English 1302 19 February 2014 Good and bad. Right and wrong. Guilty and Innocent. These are just a few of the many themes that surround everyone’s life. Everyone has their own opinion about certain issues, and they depend on their values, judgment, and beliefs to see them through their...

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